Fun Family things to do in Las Vegas Nevada this weekend

Marvel Avengers Station Las Vegas
Marvel Avengers Station Las Vegas

Las Vegas has a lot of allure for many people, but did you know that there are lots of fun things to do with the whole family? Here’s a list of the top 10 family activities in Las Vegas, Nevada.

  1. Indoor Skydiving
  2. Cirque du Soleil
  3. Tournament of Kings
  4. Marvel Avengers Station
  5. Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas
  6. Madame Tussauds
  7. Slotzilla
  8. Glowzone
  9. Penn and Teller
  10. Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

With so many incredible attractions and shows in Vegas, there’s a lot to do over the weekend. The rest of this article will introduce you to each of these options in detail so that you can decide what to do with the whole family.

Indoor Skydiving

Indoor Skydiving in Las Vegas
Indoor Skydiving in Las Vegas

A one-of-a-kind experience that no one in your family will soon forget, indoor skydiving is one of the most exciting adventures to experience on vacation, and Las Vegas has some great indoor skydiving arenas.

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For your first time, you’ll hit the arena with an instructor who will help you learn the basics and teach you a few tricks of the trade. It takes a lot of the terror out of regularly skydiving and keeps the thrill, so the next time you’re in Vegas, check out their indoor skydiving arenas.

Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas
Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil needs no introduction. One of the most iconic shows of all time, Cirque du Soleil is constantly pushing the boundaries of artistic expression, dance, and incredible feats of strength, agility, and artistry.

Best of all, their shows can certainly wow the kids. The sights, the music, the wonder—there’s no show quite like Cirque du Soleil, and if you haven’t experienced it for yourself, then you should definitely put it on your bucket list.

Tournament of Kings

Tournament of Kings is another iconic Vegas show
Tournament of Kings is another iconic Vegas show

Tournament of Kings is another iconic Vegas show that brings the dinner theater atmosphere into the Middle Ages. Adapted from the tale of King Arthur, the show immerses the audience in a tale of chivalry, betrayal, and valor.

Special effects, pyrotechnics, and elaborate costumes make this show all the more flamboyant, and the three-course meal makes this event the full package. Kids will love the interactive experience and the intriguing storyline running through the show.

Marvel Avengers Station

Marvel Avengers Station Las Vegas
Marvel Avengers Station Las Vegas

If your kids are obsessed with Marvel, then the Avengers Station is just the place to visit. See heroes like Thor, Captain America, the Incredible Hulk, and Iron Man in augmented reality and explore your own storyline set in the Marvel universe. Start as a new recruit and examine artifacts from the heroes’ greatest battles.

See authentic movie props and weapons and complete your training to become an official Avengers Station agent. For both the young and the young at heart, Marvel Station is a must-see for any Marvel enthusiasts.

Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas

Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas
Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas

In the summer heat, there’s nothing better than a waterpark, and Wet’n’Wild in Las Vegas has you covered for an exciting weekend splashing around in the water.

Let kids run wild in the Atlantis Adventure water play area, or tackle thrill rides like Jaguar Falls, the Raging Rapids, or the oh-so-aptly-named Zele Scream Ride. You can also kick back and relax on the lazy river and rent a cabana for the day.

Or step into the wave pool and get a taste of the ocean at home. However you want to spend the day, Wet’n’Wild Las Vegas has you covered for any watery fun.

Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Vegas is home to a lot of great entertainment, but Madame Tussauds has to be one of the most unique experiences for the whole family.

Tour the Marvel Universe in 4D or see all of your favorite actors in incredibly realistic detail. See music icons, sports superstars, and Vegas legends all in one place.

SlotZilla

SlotZilla Las Vegas
SlotZilla Las Vegas

A zipline attraction at Fremont Street, SlotZilla is a thrilling ride down the street under the massive Viva Vision screen. This attraction is a once in a lifetime experience, letting you soar above the heads of thousands of people beneath you with LED ceiling lights and riveting live stage performances.

Taking off from a 12-story tower in the shape of a slot machine, you can glide over 1700 feet down Fremont Street, making SlotZilla an unforgettable Las Vegas experience.

Glowzone

Glowzone Las Vegas
Glowzone Las Vegas

Glowzone is an incredible arcade that—you guessed it—is glowing. Take on the 18-round golf course, try your hand at laser tag, or get lost in the massive arcade.

Boasting a 360 deal that gets you a round of mini golf, laser tag, and a $5 arcade game for just under $16, Glowzone is a great place to have some wacky fun for the family.

Penn and Teller

Penn and Teller Las Vegas
Penn and Teller Las Vegas

Magic shows are a great way to spend a weekend, and Las Vegas has some of the best magic shows in the world. Blending comedy with expert magic, Penn and Teller have been fooling families for over 40 years.

Mind-boggling performances and classic magic sleight of hand makes Penn and Teller one of the greatest shows to see if you’re in the Las Vegas area.

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater

If you or your family love animals, then the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater will be a fantastic fit for a weekend show.

Comedy and adorable pet tricks merge to create the unique Popovich experience. From dogs doing jump rope to cats pushing strollers, this show is geared towards kids and is a great family friendly option for a weekend out on the town.

With everyday cats and dogs performing incredible tricks, Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is one of the cutest shows on the Vegas Strip. It even incorporates classic circus acts like juggling and a jump rope routine as well.

Conclusion

Las Vegas is more than just the gambling and casinos that it’s famous for. It also boasts plenty of kid-friendly shows, activities, and events.

Whether you enjoy spending time at a water park, arcade, or just want to be amazed by the one-of-a-kind shows in Las Vegas, there’s always something to do for the whole family over the weekend.

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